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There’s a powerful story behind every headline at Ohio State Health & Discovery. As one of the largest academic health centers and health sciences campuses in the nation, we are uniquely positioned with renowned experts covering all aspects of health, wellness, science, research and education.

We’re driving new discoveries that are changing how we diagnose and treat disease, and how we address vital public and social health issues. Ohio State Health & Discovery brings this expertise together to deliver today’s most important health news and the deeper story behind the most powerful topics that affect the health of people, animals, society and the world.  

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The Ohio State University College of Dentistry

The College of Dentistry is dedicated to addressing the evolving health care needs of communities in Ohio, the nation and the world health by innovation in oral and craniofacial patient care through learning, discovery and service.

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The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Building on a 100-year history — and fueled by record research funding — we are on a trajectory to be a leading college of medicine that transforms the health of our communities through inclusive and innovative education, discovery and care. The Ohio State University College of Medicine is known for curricular innovation, groundbreaking research and outstanding patient care at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus. With more than 2,400 faculty members, the college comprises 19 clinical departments, seven basic science departments and the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.

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The Ohio State University College of Nursing

The Ohio State University College of Nursing exists to transform health and improve lives through top-ranked academics, research and innovation, grounded in evidence-based practice and a culture that actively promotes wellness. Our nationally renowned academic programs offer comprehensive coursework and hands-on experience to prepare nursing and health care leaders. We pursue cutting-edge research to discover innovative solutions to health care issues across the lifespan; we rank among the top 15 colleges of nursing nationally in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding. Our globally recognized Helene Fuld Health Trust National Institute for Evidence-based Practice (EBP) in Nursing and Healthcare offers the first globally recognized certificate of added qualification in EBP.

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The Ohio State University College of Optometry

At The Ohio State University College of Optometry, you’ll encounter a vibrant environment in which dynamic faculty educate the nation’s top future optometrists, and dedicated researchers advance discovery and knowledge. Our students and attending clinicians provide outstanding eye care to a diverse patient population, treating conditions ranging from common visual disorders to complex eye diseases. As a small college within a large university, we enjoy the best of both worlds — a tight-knit family atmosphere and the breadth and depth of Ohio State’s vast resources. For more than 100 years, Ohio State Optometry has been the nation’s premier optometric education and research institution.

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The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy

The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy is a global leader in pharmaceutical education, research, clinical practice and advocacy. Our excellence stems from world-class faculty, dedicated researchers and determined students leading the way in patient care outcomes and drug discovery. And as a collaborative member of one of the most comprehensive health science campuses in the nation, the college is committed to advancing patient-centered care and improving health outcomes across Ohio and around the globe.

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The Ohio State University College of Public Health

We protect and champion the health of the people of Ohio, the nation and the world. Through education, influential research and community engagement, The Ohio State College of Public Health shapes and enhances public health, advances equity and impacts the delivery and effectiveness of health care. We prepare the next generation of public health practitioners, health care administrators and academic scholars.

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The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine

With an ambition to Be The Model™ comprehensive college of veterinary medicine in the world, our program is focused on innovation, collaboration and excellence in education, research, patient care, outreach and service. A top five-ranked program for more than a decade, Ohio’s only college of veterinary medicine supports vibrant and healthy communities by advancing research that supports the health and well-being of animals, people and the environment.

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The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

One of the nation’s leading academic health centers, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center offers health care services in virtually every specialty and subspecialty in medicine. Thousands of patients come to us each month for treatments and services they can’t find anywhere else. Providing access to health care information is central to our research, education and patient care mission. At the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, we’re dedicated to improving health in Ohio and across the world through innovation in research, education and patient care.

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The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center The James

Our vision is to create a cancer-free world, one person and one discovery at a time. This underlies everything we do working to eradicate cancer through research that translates to innovative and highly targeted patient care. The OSUCCC – James is the only cancer program in the United States that features a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center aligned with a nationally ranked academic health center and a freestanding cancer hospital on the campus of one of the nation’s largest public universities.

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